20170826 - LCJ Balloon Fest (hrb) - nwherald
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Candace H. Johnson-For Shaw Media
Jeff Stevens, of Mundelein, crew chief, watches Bennett Schwontkowski, of Cary, a pilot with the Re/Max hot air balloon let Jacob Nichols, 8, of Highland Park turn on the burner as they sit in the basket during the 5th Annual Grayslake Color Aloft Balloon Festival in Central Park.Schwontkowski is founder and president of Corporate Balloons & Promotions. The balloons could not be inflated due to bad weather.